Second Arkansas Infantry Battalion, CSA

Company AŚ"Hot Springs Infantry"

The information on these  pages was edited and graciously  given to the Edward G. Gerdes Arkansas Civil
War page by Bryan R. Howerton, who we thank so much.   

Organized at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861, by Captain Joseph A. Gregory.  Company composed mainly of men from Hot Spring, Garland and Saline counties.

The following roster is compiled from the two surviving company muster rolls:  November 1 to December 31, at Camp Holmes; and January 1 to February 28, 1862, at Evansport.  Additional military and biographical information has been included to aid researchers.  Most of the soldiers marked, "no further record," are presumed to have been killed at the Battle of Mechanicsville, June 26, 1862.

Akin, Enos T
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 17, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, c1837; married Mary A. Cunningham in Saline county, April 7, 1861; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation miller.

Akin, Samuel L
Fourth Sergeant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed fourth sergeant, September 17, 1861; reduced to ranks; present, December 31, 1861; reinstated as fourth sergeant, January 1862; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 19, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, December 19, 1838; died, July 16, 1864; married Elizabeth Ann Newkirk in Saline county, February 9, 1859; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Albright, John H
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Memphis, Tennessee, October 3, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; absent without leave at Charleston, South Carolina, October 1, 1863 (joined the Gist Guard Artillery of South Carolina); returned under arrest to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, August 31, 1864; paroled at Appomattox, Virginia, April 12, 1865.

Brown, Mathew Thomas
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for broken arm and myopia at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 19, 1862; born in Ripley county, Indiana, c1830; occupation farmer.

Buster, Columbus R
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; paroled at Appomattox, Virginia, April 12, 1865; born c1843; married Sarah E. Holsomback in Hot Spring county, August 21, 1866.

Buttram, John S
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; no further record; filed Arkansas pension application #612 from Logan county, August 15, 1892.

Cain, James C
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; enlisted in Co. H, 6th Arkansas Cavalry, at Benton, Arkansas, February 10, 1863; absent without leave, July 12, 1863; enlisted in Co. G, 10th Arkansas Cavalry, in Saline county, February 10, 1864; present, February 29, 1864; born in Tennessee, c1843; married Frances Abigail Dunbar Holland in Hot Spring county, May 22, 1870; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Compton, Thomas
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; wounded in hip at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded in thigh and face and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863; no further record; born in Tennessee, c1844; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Cooper, Jacob M
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; wounded at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862 (left arm amputated); transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, August 6, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, c1841; died in Saline county, Arkansas, June 24, 1902; married Eliza Jane Geurin in Saline county, March 18, 1875; filed Arkansas pension application #1080 from Saline county, July 6, 1892; widow filed Arkansas pension application #10762 from Saline county, March 18, 1875; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Crawford, John W
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Richmond, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Tennessee, c1836; occupation farmer.

Cunningham, James W
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; detailed as quartermaster-sergeant, December 25, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; promoted second lieutenant, May 20, 1862; no further record; born in Saline county, Arkansas, c1837; occupation tradesman.

Daly, Hezekiah
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; detailed as teamster, December 25, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. A, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, May 1, 1863; deserted in Pennsylvania, June 30, 1863; captured near Gettysburg, July 4, 1863; enlisted in Ahl's Delaware Heavy Artillery at Fort Delaware, July 27, 1863.

Elzey, Samuel T
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further record; born in Tennessee, c1842; married Amy E. Collier in Saline county, Arkansas, June 13, 1861; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Fowler, William
First Corporal.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed first corporal, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. I, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded and captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864; confined at Elmira, New York; released on oath of allegiance, June 16, 1865; born at Rome, Georgia, December 11, 1831; died at Mountain Valley, Arkansas, December 27, 1895; married (1) Mary Jane Oates; married (2) Sarah Tennessee Geurin; widow filed Arkansas pension application #17949 from Garland county, August 7, 1914; occupation farmer; bought land in Garland county in 1860 and 1882.

Geurin, Archibald
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, sick, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 22, 1862; born in Rockingham county, North Carolina, May 19, 1824; died in Saline county, Arkansas, February 17, 1887; buried in Ewell-Geurin Cemetery, Saline county; married Matilda Jane Edgin in Saline county, November 21, 1850; married Elvira Obriant, February 15, 1863; married Mrs Elizabeth Simpson, February 20, 1866; occupation farmer.

Geurin, Francis Marion
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 22, 1862; born in Stokes county, North Carolina, January 9, 1837; died in Arkansas, February 7, 1913; married Alsey Hamilton in Saline county, November 1, 1866; filed Arkansas pension application #4659 from Garland county, August 20, 1901; occupation farmer.

Geurin, James C
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded and captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862; confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland, until exchanged; killed in action at Suffolk, Virginia, June 2, 1863.

Geurin, James P
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability, August 15, 1862; enlisted in Co. H, 6th Arkansas Cavalry at Van Buren, Arkansas, June 1, 1863; present, June 30, 1863; born in Rockingham county, North Carolina, c1842; occupation farmer.

Giles, Greensville F
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for chronic rheumatism at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; enlisted in Co. G, 10th Arkansas Cavalry, in Saline county, Arkansas, December 9, 1863; appointed second lieutenant, December 23, 1863; present, February 29, 1864; born in Rhea county, Tennessee, c1827; married (1) Lucinda; married (2) Jane Evans in Saline county, August 26, 1861; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer; bought land in Saline county in 1856 and 1861.

Giles, William B
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; discharged for pulmonary phthisis at Fredericksburg, Virginia, March 14, 1862; born in Rhea county, Tennessee, c1825; married Mary Jane Tillery in Saline county, Arkansas, September 30, 1851; married Matilda Bolt in Saline county, September 29, 1867; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation schoolteacher.

Glenn, Anderson Sharp
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, c1842; died in 1900; married Jeannette A.; filed Arkansas pension application #1205 from Garland county, August 1892; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer; bought land in Garland county in 1882.

Glenn, Calvin Thompson
First Sergeant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed first sergeant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; deserted, March 5, 1865; took oath of allegiance at Beverly, West Virginia, April 19, 1865; born in Jackson county, Tennessee, October 2, 1835; married Amanda Howard in Saline county, Arkansas, November 16, 1854; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Godwin, John F
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Illinois, c1843; married Leanora Fulfer in Hot Spring county, April 12, 1866; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Grant, Ira Thomas Jr
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; no further record; born in Arkansas, c1838; married Sarah Cooper in Hot Spring county, August 12, 1858; married Caroline Baxter in Hot Spring county, July 9, 1860; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Gray, John W
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. G, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 1862.

Green, Daniel Houston
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, August 6, 1862; born in Meigs county, Tennessee, August 13, 1836; buried in Evans Cemetery, Logan county, Arkansas; filed Arkansas pension application #5849 from Logan county, August 23, 1901; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer; bought land in Logan county in 1891.

Green, Thomas B
Third Corporal.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed third corporal, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; dropped from the rolls for desertion, August 31, 1864; born in Tennessee, July 30, 1841; died in Arkansas, April 10, 1921; buried in Evans Cemetery, Logan county, Arkansas; wife Mary; filed Arkansas pension application #24195 from Logan county, August 18, 1915; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Gregory, Joseph A
Captain.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; elected captain, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further record.

Guest, John V
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 29, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, c1845; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Hamilton, William R
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for infected leg, January 6, 1863; born in Monroe county, Kentucky, c1821; wife Phereby; filed Arkansas pension application #17980 from Garland county, August 20, 1901; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer; bought land in Garland county in 1877.

Hanks, Ira M
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; detailed as assistant quartermaster and ordnance master, December 25, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for rheumatism at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Lincoln county, North Carolina, c1824; occupation carpenter.

Harrison, IsaacLieutenant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; elected second lieutenant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; discharged, December 1862; enlisted in Co. G, 10th Arkansas Cavalry, in Saline county, Arkansas, December 2, 1863; elected captain, December 2, 1863; surrendered at Benton, Arkansas, June 1865; born in Tennessee, December 28, 1829; married Mary Jane Lindsay in Saline county, June 17, 1852; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer; bought land in Saline county in 1855.

Harwood, Thomas J
Third Sergeant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed third sergeant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Rhea county, Tennessee, c1826.

Hefley, Andrew H
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; killed in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863; born in South Carolina, c1838; married Martha Elizabeth White in Saline county, Arkansas, December 27, 1860; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Hefley, Henry W
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; died of disease at Dumfries, Virginia, November 23, 1861; born in South Carolina, c1825; wife Mary; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Hefley, John Jr   "Jack"
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 20, 1863; deserted at Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1865; took oath of allegiance at Washington, D.C., April 10, 1865; born in South Carolina, c1843; died in Arkansas, January 26, 1918; wife Nancy; filed Arkansas pension application #10804 from Saline county, August 13, 1912; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Henson, William H
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent, detailed as waiter in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 3, 1862; wounded and captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863; took oath of allegiance at Gettysburg, July 17, 1863.

Hilton, Alexander Hamilton
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further military record (supposed to have died during the war near Little Rock); born in McNairy county, Tennessee, July 24, 1830; married Emily Adeline Holland; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Holland, John Gaines
Fourth Corporal.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed fourth corporal, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; deserted, March 5, 1865; took oath of allegiance at Beverly, West Virginia, April 19, 1865; born in Rhea county, Tennessee, February 1, 1826; died in Garland county, Arkansas, January 15, 1908; buried in Matlock Cemetery, Garland county; married Harriet Ann Dunbar in Hot Spring county, December 27, 1853; filed Arkansas pension application #4623 from Garland county, August 20, 1901; bought land in Garland county in 1859 and 1882.

Huchingson, James Cyrus
Third Lieutenant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; elected third lieutenant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; later enlisted in Co. D, 39th Arkansas Infantry; appointed second lieutenant.

Huchingson, John Monroe
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; discharged for diseased lungs at Fredericksburg, Virginia, April 3, 1862; born in Saline county, Arkansas, January 26, 1840; died in Saline county, Arkansas, July 6, 1890; buried in Smith Creek Cemetery, Saline county; married Luhama King in Hot Spring county, December 31, 1855; widow filed Arkansas pension application #10833 from Saline county, August 28, 1901; occupation farmer.

Hulin, John C
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for pneumonia at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; born in Hardin county, Tennessee, c1838; occupation farmer.

Hulsey, James
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; died of disease at Dumfries, Virginia, December 18, 1861.

Hurst, Conner R
Second Corporal.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed second corporal, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, August 8, 1862; reportedly died shortly after returning home; born in Lincoln county, Tennessee, c1826; buried in Newkirk Cemetery, Hot Spring county; married Esther Ann Grant in Hot Spring county, October 8, 1848; occupation farmer.

Hurtt, Henry N Jr
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, date and place unknown, captured at Baltimore, Maryland, August 25, 1862; confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland; exchanged at Aikens Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862.  [Note: It is believed that this soldier's unit designation is in error.  He is not carried on any surviving muster roll, and the 2nd Arkansas Battalion had ceased to exist by the time of his capture.]

Ladd, William
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; died of disease at Dumfries, Virginia, December 25, 1861.

Lockett, Enoch S
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent, detailed to wait on sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 19, 1862; born in Amelia county, Virginia, C1835; married Janthrice Coats in Hot Spring county, July 12, 1854; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

McCauley, Andrew Jackson
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; died of disease at Fredericksburg, Virginia, January 19, 1862; born in Tennessee, c1834; married Caroline White in Saline county, Arkansas, July 24, 1853; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

McCollum, John S
Fifth Sergeant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed fifth sergeant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; reduced to ranks, May 20, 1862; wounded in left hand at Frazer's Farm, Virginia, June 30, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disabililty at Camp Lee, Virginia, August 15, 1862; born in Moore county, North Carolina, c1819; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation blacksmith.

Neel, George Washington
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further record.

Neel, John N
Second Sergeant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; appointed second sergeant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for chronic rheumatism at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862, while in Arkansas on sick furlough; enlisted in Co. H, 6th Arkansas Cavalry, at Benton, Arkansas, June 19, 1862; present, June 30, 1863; born in Martin county, Indiana, c1826; married Nancy M. Mulkey in Saline county, Arkansas, March 15, 1867; occupation farmer.

Perry, Claiborne Jr
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; died of disease at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 9, 1862; born in Mississippi, c1842; occupation farmer.

Pruitt, William A
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; wounded in left arm at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for paralyzed left arm, August 8, 1862; born in White county, Arkansas, c1835.

Roberts, Henry Greenberry
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; discharged at Fredericksburg, Virginia, January 26, 1862; born in Johnson county, Arkansas, c1840; died, January 23, 1902; widow Mollie filed Arkansas pension application #29957 from Polk county, September 15, 1930; occupation farmer.

Roberts, John L
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Memphis, Tennessee, October 5, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. H, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for chronic diarrhea at Petersburg, Virginia, July 21, 1862; born in Fairfield district, South Carolina, c1838; occupation farmer.

Rolls, John
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hsopital at Dumfries, Virginia, February 28, 1862; discharged at Camp Lee, Virginia, June 6, 1862; born in Hot Spring county, Arkansas, c1845; occupation farmer.

Samuels, John
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; discharged at Camp Lee, Virginia, 1862; born at Krakow, Poland, c1831; occupation merchant.

Scarborough, William S
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Dumfries, Virginia, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 28, 1862; born in Hot Spring county, Arkansas, c1843; married Frances Jane Woods in Hot Spring county, February 8, 1866; listed in Hot Spring county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Simpson, Samuel
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; died of disease at Dumfries, Virginia, December 11, 1861; born in Tennessee, c1838; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Smith, John A
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further record.

Smith, Joseph C
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; discharged, April 10, 1862; born in Ashe county, North Carolina, c1838; married Isabella Jane McClure in Hot Spring county, June 2, 1859; occupation farmer.

Southworth, Hannibal M
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; promoted fourth sergeant; present, December 31, 1861; discharged at Burke Station, Virginia, June 28, 1862, while in Arkansas on sick furlough; enlisted in Co. H, 6th Arkansas Cavalry, at Benton, Arkansas, June 19, 1862; present, June 30, 1863; born in Piatt county, Illinois, c1835; occupation farmer.

Speer, Francis Marion   "Frank"
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded in left arm at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864; captured at Jeterville, Virginia, April 4, 1865; took oath of allegiance at Point Lookout, Maryland, June 19, 1865; born in Arkansas, August 14, 1905; married Sarah Frances; filed Arkansas pension application #4698 from Garland county, August 20, 1901.

Staner, Willis
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 31, 1861; absent sick in hospital at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; killed in action at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864; born in Tennessee, c1835; married Pertrina Brooks in Saline county, Arkansas, August 21, 1854; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Taylor, John C
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; died in Virginia, cause not stated, June 17, 1862.

Taylor, William A
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; killed in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863.

Tillery, Hugh Taylor
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; killed in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863; born in Tennessee, c1843; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

Vaughan, Craddock Robinson
First Lieutenant.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; elected first lieutenant, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; no further record; born in Rockingham county, North Carolina, 1835; died in Arkansas, September 24, 1901; buried in Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock; married Evelina Walton Woodruff, May 28, 1869; widow filed Arkansas pension application #10104 from Pulaski county, August 18, 1902.

Vickery, James B
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Memphis, Tennessee, September 3, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, sick in camp, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. H, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 2, 1863; confined at Fort Delaware until paroled, March 7, 1865.

Watson, Joseph
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; listed as present, February 28, 1862, but another source states he died of disease at Fredericksburg, Virginia, February 26, 1862; born in Tennessee, c1828; widow Sarah filed Arkansas pension application #1736 from Garland county, August 25, 1894; occupation farmer.

Watson, Wesley A
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia, September 19, 1863; furloughed to recover from wounds; paroled at Montgomery, Alabama, May 9, 1865.

White, John R
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; discharged for disability at Camp Lee, Virginia, July 23, 1862; enlisted in Co. G, 10th Arkansas Cavalry, in Saline county, Arkansas, January 4, 1864; captured at Longview, Arkansas, March 29, 1864; confined at Rock Island, Illinois, until released on oath of allegiance, May 24, 1865; born in Carroll county, Tennessee, c1838; married Sarah Buster in Hot Spring county, September 3, 1857; listed in Saline county 1860 census; occupation farmer.

White, Thomas J
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; absent, detailed as wagoner, February 28, 1862; transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; captured at Wilderness, Virginia, May 6, 1864; confined at Elmira, New York, until exchanged, October 29, 1864; paroled at Appomattox, Virginia, April 12, 1865; born c1832; died, January 3, 1885; married Sarah Davis in Saline county, Arkansas, September 12, 1880; widow filed Arkansas pension application #24285 from Saline county, August 10, 1916.

Williamson, William H
Private.  Enlisted in Co. A, 2nd Arkansas Battalion, at Hot Springs, Arkansas, September 17, 1861; present, December 31, 1861; present, February 28, 1862; wounded in left arm at Mechanicsville, Virginia, June 26, 1862; discharged for disability (left arm amputated), July 17, 1862; inadvertently ordered transferred to Co. F, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, July 18, 1862; born at Fort Pickens, Tennessee, c1846; died in Arkansas, March 31, 1899; filed Arkansas pension application #815 from Saline county, July 6, 1892; widow Charlotte filed Arkansas pension application #18122 from Garland county, August 20, 1901; occupation farmer.


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